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How To Create Cell Phone Menu Item

I love the Apps I can install on my cell phone. They make it easy to open the applications I use on a regular basis. Then there are the sites that do not have cell phone Apps that I have to open in the browser and enter their URL or search for them every time I need to access them. 

Whether you have an iPhone or an Android you can find any page on the net you need easy access to and create a menu item on your home screen giving you one-click access. 

iPhone

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If you are using an iPhone, you need to use the native browser, Safari. 

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Open the browser and access the page on the Internet you want quick access to. My page is cccgc.info, a non-profit I volunteer at helping people with their computer issues here in Florida. 

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Click the Send To button.

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Scroll to save on the home screen by clicking Add to Home Screen.

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Add a title to identify it on the home screen.

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There is now an icon for quick access to that page. 

Android

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Open the page in the Chrome browser, then click the menu button (three verticle dots).

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Choose Add to Home screen.

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Add a title to the menu item, then click Add.

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There is now an icon for quick access to that page.

Summary 

Adding menu items to my home screen has allowed me to get quickly to the pages I frequent. I hope it is useful for you as well.  

Dick

3 thoughts on “How To Create Cell Phone Menu Item”

  1. Thank you so much for posting this. I can’t believe I never knew about it! This is why I subscribe to DCT.

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